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ProblemSet5 - 2. Operons a. What is an operon? How does it...

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BIMM100 Fall 2009 Problem 5 1. Transcription a. True or False. A lack of sigma factor will prevent in vitro prokaryotic transcription from occurring. Explain. b. Diagram the formation of a phosphodiester bond between two rNTP’s. c. Below is double stranded DNA. The top strand encodes for the Happy gene and the bottom strand encodes for the Halloween gene. If you want to make Halloween protein, which strand will be used as the template for transcription?
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Unformatted text preview: 2. Operons a. What is an operon? How does it compare to a standard eukaryotic gene? b. Name an advantage and disadvantage of operons. c. Lac operon i. Name and describe all the non-protein coding components of the lac operon. ii . True or False. Lactose is the preferred food choice for bacteria. iii. Will transcription at the lac operon occur when there is high glucose and no lactose? Explain why or why not....
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